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Los Angeles VR Weekend Workshop: Learn Unity VR for Vive

Los Angeles VR Weekend Workshop: Learn Unity VR for Vive

Start your journey as a VR creator! In just 3 short days from April 21 – April 23 you’ll learn how to build a VR experience from scratch using the Unity game engine. You’ll get to work directly with instructors, hear from two industry experts, and meet the local community. Whether you’re exploring a career in VR, want to prototype an idea or just want to learn something new, this workshop will equip you with the key skills to start creating.

Learn More About the Los Angeles VR Weekend Workshop and Sign Up to Attend

• 2 Days of Intensive Skills Training & Networking Dinner
• HTC Vives for Project Testing
• Access to Work with Instructors one-on-one
• One Day Pass to Upload SF or Upload LA
• Healthy Lunch & Refreshments


Friday, April 21 (6:30pm-9pm)
6:30pm: Dinner, drinks and play VR games in our Holodeck Rooms (dinner catered by Chewse)
7:00pm: VR Weekend Talk – Ivana Coleman, Business Development, Emblematic Group
7:20pm: Icebreaker
7:30pm: Intro to the VR Industry: history, design contraints, how VR works
8:00pm: Intro to Unity | Building your first VR Experience & Selecting your project
9:00pm: Light drinks and hanging out then we’re done for the night! Get some rest for a big day tomorrow!

Saturday, April 22 (10am-6pm)
10:00am: Meet and greet and play VR games in our holodeck rooms
10:30am-12:30pm: Learn to make your first VR game: Shooters Game, Debugging Methods
12:30pm-12:50pm: VR Weekend Talk – Pyriam Parikh, Creative Director, FoundVR
1:00pm: Lunch
2:00pm-6:00pm: Finish making your Shooters Game, Paper Prototyping, Create Challenges

Sunday, April 23 (10am-6pm)
10:00am: Doors open, Learning How to Learn on your own in Future
11:00am: Continue building Shooters Game and add on Individual Challenges, Showcase Work
1:00pm: Lunch
2:00 – 4:30pm: Game Development Process, VR Design Principles Analysis, How to Get Started on Your Own
4:30pm-6:00pm : Continue building challenges, Share your work, Game testing and playing in VR

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